Public investment in university-based medical imaging research results in better quality of life and a significant return on investment, according to a study conducted by RTI International.
– RTI International|3/10/2014 12:00 PM EDT
Deep space is something Nikodem Popławski spends a great deal of time thinking about. So he’s not at all surprised that the film Gravity has broken box office records and won seven Oscars.
– University of New Haven|3/10/2014 11:00 AM EDT
Human Nutritionist says to look past the social media headline when choosing a diet, because you could be missing important information.
– Kansas State University|3/10/2014 11:00 AM EDT
Recent years have seen exciting progress in key areas of research on autism spectrum disorders (ASD): from possible genetic causes, to effective treatments for common symptoms and clinical problems, to promoting success for young people with ASD entering college. Updates on these and other advances in ASD research are presented in the March special issue of Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.
– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins|3/10/2014 11:00 AM EDT
The news that you will need surgery can prompt many questions and a lot of anxiety. Beyond details about your medical condition and treatment options, what should you ask your surgeon before the operation? Whatever you need to ask to be comfortable with the decisions you make about your care, says Robert Cima, M.D., a colon and rectal surgeon and chair of Mayo’s surgical quality subcommittee.
– Mayo Clinic|3/10/2014 10:00 AM EDT
Moffitt Cancer Center researchers have been instrumental in making significant improvements to the diagnostic procedure called sentinel node biopsy for melanoma patients and teaching this procedure to physicians from around the world.
– Moffitt Cancer Center |3/10/2014 10:00 AM EDT
A team of astronomers from Canada and the United States used ALMA to study the often deadly relationship between highly luminous O-type stars and nearby protostars in the Orion Nebula. Their data reveal that protostars within 0.1 light-years (about 600 billion miles) of an O-type star are doomed to have their cocoons of dust and gas stripped away in just a few millions years, much faster than planets are able to form.
– National Radio Astronomy Observatory|3/10/2014 10:00 AM EDT
Changes targeting the social or physical workplace environment have some positive effects on work-related outcomes—but at least so far, evidence doesn't support a combination of the two approaches, reports the March Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).
– Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine|3/10/2014 10:00 AM EDT
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